A stunning 1977 Holden LX Torana A9X sedan, believed to be one of the earliest of the 305 ‘Bathurst specials’ built, is one of the stars of Shannons Timed Winter Online Auction on August 26, for which bids opens today.

Ordered by Lockhart Motors in Southport, Queensland on 29 July, 1977 – before the model was announced by Holden and ahead of even the factory’s own Press Test cars – this A9X became the 65th off the Dandenong (Victoria) production line.

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Presented in its correct Absinth Yellow paintwork, with contrasting Slate/Black interior vinyl trim, it has the power package of a 5.0 litre V8 engine mated t